‘Wrapped in Red’ by Meghan M. Gorecki: A Cozy Christmas Story with an Emphasis on Family

December 17, 2016 6 Comments

‘Wrapped in Red’ by Meghan M. Gorecki: A Cozy Christmas Story with an Emphasis on Family. A review of the sweet novella. Text © Rissi JC

STORY: Merry Grainger is at her wit’s end. It’s Christmas, but nothing is going according to “The Most Wonderful Time of Year” adage. The latest disaster finds her stranded along side the road. Her cute albeit smug rescuer isn’t helping anything.   

As Merry starts the holiday season with her family, she discovers her mother has her eye on the latest eligible bachelor, and much to Merry’s dismay she knows him. Sam is the cute guy who rescued her. Only trouble is, she isn’t interested in being the center of a match-making scheme. If only Sam weren’t quite so appealing…  

Wrapped in Red, by Meghan M. Gorecki | Novella Review

Anyone who’s looking for a quick, easy read to enjoy as we head into Christmas will discover just that inside the pages of this novella. A colorful first page sets the pace for what is, a cozy albeit simple tale. This combination made me smile big since, for me, it’s what the dream stories are made of. The delights of Wrapped in Red don’t end there. Especially for those of you who like family situations and characters that read as ordinary (or genuine).  

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Merry’s family plays an important (and lovably nosy) role in her life. In fact, as I was reading, I couldn’t help but deposit that so much of the author’s inspiration stems from personal experience. Beyond this, there is, of course, some charming romance
and sweet shenanigans related to this relationship. Sam and Merry’s unexpected romance is charm itself. Their scenes together are too few in my opinion though what we are gifted is dripping in wit and sweetness.  

With a deft pen and charming persona, Gorecki captures a snapshot of festive romance that’s like the best kind of Christmas tree. Bright, shiny and wrapped in its finest. Wrapped in Red personifies all of this no matter its short time to accomplish all of this. ♥    


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Author: Meghan M. Gorecki
Publisher: Northern Belle (Indie Author)
Source: Author Provided, thank you, Meghan!
Publication Date: 2016
Find the Review elsewhere: Amazon | Goodreads | WordPress
S H O P: Amazon | Goodreads
Genre: Fiction; Novella, Contemporary Romance
Series: A Three Rivers Romance
Rating: ★★★★    

Review text is © Rissi JC and first appeared on Finding Wonderland (Dreaming Under the Same Moon), RissiWrites.com 

About Rissi JC

amateur photog. #bookblogger. downton abbey. inspys. internet-photo-shy. writer. the aspiration is to someday write professionally. a girl can dream, right?

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amateur photog. #bookblogger. downton abbey. inspys. internet-photo-shy. writer. the aspiration is to someday write professionally. a girl can dream, right?

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  • Meghan M. Gorecki December 18, 2016 at 12:43 AM

    Ohh I am SO glad you enjoyed my little Christmas tale, Rissi. Thank you a thousand times over for all your encouraging help in spreading the word and this wonderful review.

    • Rissi December 19, 2016 at 7:06 PM

      I very much did enjoy this one, Meghan. A fabulous, charming and festive little tale. Already looking forward to what you have next. :)

  • Courtney Clark December 18, 2016 at 12:55 AM

    Yay for Meghan!! I can't wait to read this one — it's up next for me! As always, fantastic review, Rissi!

    • Meghan M. Gorecki December 18, 2016 at 2:20 PM

      Thank you Courtney–I hope you like it! =D

    • Rissi December 19, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      It's a fabulous story, Courtney. I sure hope you enjoy, friend. :)

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